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A workshop on preventing tobacco industry interference will be run by The Union's Latin America team next month. Government officials from Mexico, Uruguay, Bolivia, Argentina and Paraguay are expected to attend.


Bangladeshi ministers have finalised draft policies for a Health Promotion Foundation, agreeing finance mechanisms and tobacco control plans. A new course on sustainable funds for tobacco control was held in Dhaka last January.


Get ready for plain packaging! The theme for WNTD 2016, May 31.

Graphic warnings, drab colours and no branding on packs reduce the appeal and use of tobacco.


Abstracts can now be submitted for the next Union world conference, to be held in Liverpool, UK, this October. The closing date is 16 March. Find out more here.


Plenary, symposia and abstract sessions on tobacco control from the 46th Union World Conference are now available to view online.
 All presentations are available to access and share here.



Presentations explored Cheap Whites, the impact of price on consumption and the economics of e-cigarettes. Find out more here.


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